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Old 03-07-2011, 12:13 PM   #1
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Default Is a Psychology degree a good way to get into game design?

Hello, I was considering getting a degree in Game Design (BS) But after reading more about it, I think it might be a better idea to get a broader degree. Is a psych degree ok for getting into game design?
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Old 03-07-2011, 04:38 PM   #2
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It's fine. You should study the subject you WANT to.
You can become a game designer with any degree, but you have to go about it the right way.
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Old 04-01-2011, 12:04 PM   #3
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And going about it the right way can mean anything, as long as you keep in contact with games, but specifically game development.

Keep playing & analyzing the games you like, learn how they amaze you, understand how they do it and why it happens. Keep creating small games or join a mod team. The possibilities are endless, but the bottom line is: If you really want it, you'll eventually come around it naturally.
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It's fine as long as you love what you are doing... In case you won't success for being Game Design at least you can end up become Psychologist....
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